Past to Present: A Reporter's Story of War, Spies, People and Politics -by William Stevenson, Author of A Man Called Intrepid (a signed copy)

By: Stevenson, William ( Bill )( SIGNED )

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Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover,a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 264 pages, b&w photos, signed and inscribed "To M___ William ( Bill ) Stevenson", ---"William Stevenson may be best known for his friendship with and books about another William Stephenson, otherwise known as Intrepid, whose spy network and secret diplomacy changed the course of history. Originally published in 1976, A Man Called Intrepid sold over 2 million copies and quickly became a New York Times bestseller. However, readers will be just as fascinated by his life’s story and adventures. Stevenson chronicles the major events of his life, beginning with his daring and dangerous time as a naval pilot during WWII flying a multitude of new aircraft -Stringbag, Tiger Moth, Seafire, Hellcats -and learning various maneuvers in the skies over England, Canada, Scotland, and the Pacific. After the war, still yearning for adventure, he returns to Canada to write for The Toronto Daily Star, where he first meets William Stephenson (aka Intrepid ) on assignment and develops a lifelong friendship. Stevenson travels the globe, visiting Hong Kong, Delhi, Kashmir, Kenya, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow, Thailand, and many other exotic locals, where he meets iconic figures, such as Ian Fleming, Prime Minister Nehru, Ho Chi Minh, Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Tse-tung, Zhou Enlai, Tito, Khrushchev, and the King of Thailand among others. Privy to confidential information, full of international intrigue, Stevenson is a living embodiment of Twentieth Century history. Past to Present, with story after amazing story to tell, will leave the reader breathless."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Past to Present: A Reporter's Story of War, Spies, People and Politics -by William Stevenson, Author of A Man Called Intrepid (a signed copy)

Author Name: Stevenson, William ( Bill )( SIGNED )

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Biographies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Connecticutt, Guilford, CT.: LP / Lyons Press, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

ISBN Number: 0762773707

ISBN Number 13: 9780762773701

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153285

Keywords: Stevenson, William ( Bill /aka INTREPID )( SIGNED )naval pilot during WWII pilot aircraft—Stringbag, Tiger Moth, Seafire, Hellcats England, Canada, Scotland, and the Pacific. Toronto Daily Star, William Stephenson (aka Intrepid) Hong Kong, Delhi, Kashmir, Kenya, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow, Thailand, Ian Fleming, Prime Minister Nehru, Ho Chi Minh, Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Tse-tung, Zhou Enlai, Tito, Khrushchev, King of Thailand